Building and Sustaining a Higher Education Model for Transformative Student Success

Wednesday, October 31 | 9:45AM–11:15AM MT | Mile High Ballroom 1C/D, Ballroom Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
With nearly half of American college students still failing to graduate from college and many others requiring unnecessary time and expense to complete a degree, student success and its implications for institutional health remain a challenge for many colleges and universities. Transformation and reform can be difficult to achieve and require significant buy-in from institutional leadership, faculty, and staff rooted in decades-long cultural norms. Having studied this issue in depth with community colleges and regional institutions and other institutions and foundations across the country in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Deloitte will convene a thought leadership panel centered on student success transformation key principles and strategies that presidents, provosts, and other campus leaders could institute on a path forward to meaningful improvement in outcomes.

Outcomes: Explore how to make substantive improvements to students' ability to succeed and thrive in their postsecondary pursuits * Obtain synthesized learnings from 10 institutional student success transformation journey case studies * Review 5 main stages observed in student success–centric transformational change


  • Sukhwant Jhaj

    Vice Provost and Dean, Arizona State University
  • Allan Ludgate

    Managing Director, Deloitte
  • Kendall St. Hilaire

  • Jen Tutak

    Senior Manager, Higher Education Practice, Deloitte